Skelton Award for Academic Excellence in Athletics Recipients

The Skelton Award is presented each year to one male and one female student-athlete who have an overall grade point average of 3.40 or better. To be eligible a student-athlete must be have participated in two competitive seasons at Virginia Tech. Students who receive the Skelton scholarship excel in academics, leadership, athletics and are active in community outreach. The recipients of the award receive a $5,000 scholarship donated by Dr. Bill and Peggy Skelton.

2015-2016
Kevin Cianfarini - Men's Track & Field
Lindsey Owens - Volleyball

2014-2015
Jon Woodcock - Baseball
Kelsey Mericka - Softball

2013-2014
Courtney Dobbs - Women's Cross Country/Track
Nick Smirniotopoulos - Men's Soccer

2012-2013
Emily Lauten - Women's Tennis
Garret Hehn - Men's Swimming & Diving

2011-2012
Laura Simon - Women's Swimming & Diving
Chris Drager - Football

2010-2011
Martha Blakely - Women's Tennis
Trey Stewart - Men's Swimming & Diving

2009-2010
Kelly Phillips - Women's Track & Field
Pedro Graber - Men's Tennis

2008-2009
Paul LaPenna - Men's Cross Country/Track & Field
Claire Dickey - Women's Swimming & Diving

2007-2008
Jessica Botzum - Women's Swimming & Diving
Andrew Montgomery - Men's Track & Field

2006-2007
Lindsay Pieper - Lacrosse
Neil Savage - Men's Swimming & Diving

2005 -2006
Mallory Soldner - Women's Soccer
Bob Ritchie - Men's Basketball

2004-2005
Thomas Blaszak - Baseball
Jessica Morris - Women's Cross Country/Track & Field

2003-2004
Katie Hancock - Women's Soccer
Josiah Oliver - Men's Cross Country/Track & Field

2002-2003
Jill Turner - Women's Swimming
Courtney Graybill - Women's Soccer
Spencer Harris - Baseball

2001-2002
Drew Myers - Men's Soccer
Kim Karli - Women's Tennis

2000-2001
Andrew Lessner - Men's Track & Field
Michelle Meadows - Softball

1999-2000
Kerryn Guenther - Women's Soccer
Gregg Doule - Men's Swimming & Diving

1998-1999
Rachel Hash - Women's Soccer
Andrew Merkle - Men's Soccer

1997-1998
Kathleen Ollendick - Women's Track & Field
Marek Pfeil - Men's Tennis

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